05, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Caladrius Biosciences, Inc. ( CLBS ) (Caladrius or the Company), a cell therapy company combining a select therapeutic development pipeline with an industry-leading development and manufacturing services provider (PCT),announces today that the Companys leadership will present at the following upcoming December conferences: LD Micro 9th Annual Main Event Date and Time:Wednesday, December 7, 2016, 9:00 AM PT Venue:Luxe Sunset Bel Air, Los Angeles, California Topic:Company Presentation Topic: Regenerative Medicine Industry Challenges and Opportunities Panelist:Douglas Losordo, MD, Senior Vice President, Clinical, Medical and Regulatory Affairs, and Chief Medical Officer About Caladrius Biosciences Caladrius Biosciences, Inc. is a cell therapy development company with cell therapy products in development based on multiple technology platforms and targeting autoimmune and cardiology indications. The companys subsidiary, PCT, is a leading development and manufacturing partner exclusively focused on the cell therapy industry and has served over 100 clients since 1999. PCT provides a wide range of innovative services including product and process development, GMP manufacturing, engineering and automation, cell and tissue processing, logistics, storage and distribution, as well as expert consulting and regulatory support.For more information on Caladrius please visit www.caladrius.com and for more information on PCT please visit www.pctcaladrius.com . Forward Looking Statements This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements reflect managements current expectations, as of the date of this press release, and involve certain risks and uncertainties. All statements other than statements of historical fact contained in this press release are forward-looking statements. The Companys actual results could differ materially from those anticipated in these forward-looking statements as a result of various factors. Factors that could cause future results to materially differ from the recent results or those projected in forward-looking statements include the Risk Factors described in the Companys Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on March 15, 2016, and in the Companys other periodic filings with the SEC. The Companys further development is highly dependent on, among other things, future medical and research developments and market acceptance, which are outside of its control.
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